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Crews battle house fire on Richmond’s southside

Posted at 4:21 PM, Jul 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-12 20:15:16-04

RICHMOND, Va. – Fire crews are responded to a house fire on Richmond’s southside Wednesday afternoon.

Lt. Chris Armstrong with Richmond Fire said crews were dispatched to the 3100 block of Kelrae Drive for a house fire at 3:50 p.m.

When crews arrived five minutes later, they encountered heavy smoke visible upon arrival.

Armstrong said smoke was coming from the front and roof of the home. Crews initiated an interior attack to put out the fire.

The fire at was marked under control at 4:20 p.m. There were no injuries.

Fire officials are investigating the cause of the blaze.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.